Initial studies in Sculpture focus on a range of specific issues that are fundamental to understanding sculptural practice, such as an exploration of contemporary issues related to time, space, and context, and the nature and use of materials and processes.
Subsequent studies are aimed at helping students develop a studio practice founded on producing a body of work which is informed by the expanded field of contemporary sculptural practice. These studies are individually constructed and students are encouraged to reflect critically on the development of their work and in exploring and solving sculptural problems.
There is strong competition for places in the Intermediate Year (first year) of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) – see the degree page for information on entry requirements and how to apply.
Courses towards the Sculpture major begin in your second year. To complete the major you will need to take the following courses throughout the degree:
At least one 300-level ARTH course must be completed if you want to be eligible for Honours in your fourth year.
Students completing their fourth year at Honours level will take FINA 450 Honours Research instead of the 400-level courses above.
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